My name is Thandokazi and I suffer from Clinical Depression.

“Clinical Depression: A mental health disorder characterised by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.” “My name is Thandokazi Rooiland and I suffer from Clinical Depression.” I never thought the day would come when I would utter these words. Not me. Not the brave and strong womanContinue reading “My name is Thandokazi and I suffer from Clinical Depression.”

Staying healthy, fit and sane during lockdown

So it’s Day 6 of lockdown and I’ve been receiving so many requests for home exercise videos and detox tips during this period. The question is “How do I eat healthy, not gain weight and stay sane during lockdown?” I’ve broken down this blog into 3 parts which are vital in ensuring you stay healthy,Continue reading “Staying healthy, fit and sane during lockdown”

Getting through 2019 with three words

It’s been very hard for me to try and write this blog without mentioning just how hard and terrifying being a woman in South Africa has been this year. The only time I fear sleeping is when I’m on a flight, I have serious height phobia so for as many hours as I am onContinue reading “Getting through 2019 with three words”

Impossibility of finding a life partner

I’ve often been told that nothing is impossible in life but for me that’s a “Big Lie”. If you think you’re going to find your ideal man “in this Era my Sistra” think carefully… “TOFEYAGWA = Never“. Ask me, “Miss Know It All” This was my list before I realized there is no such thingContinue reading “Impossibility of finding a life partner”

Grasping at straws

Where do I even begin? I guess the beginning is always a good start (pun intended). I met my “potential” ex-husband in 2006, it wasn’t love at first sight, it was rather “connection or curiosity at first sight”. When I met him, there was still a lot of controversy around xenophobia and the attacks, thereContinue reading “Grasping at straws”